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Rapid growth of Charlottetown cannabis production plant surprises even company president

As a fourth-generation farmer, Edwin Jewell has always known how to grow things, but even he didn’t see this coming — at least not this quickly. The president and CEO of Figr East, the cannabis-production plant in Charlottetown’s BioCommons Research Park, unveiled this week an additional 210,000 square feet at the plant, a significant upgrade from the 24,000 square feet…

How To Redesign Your Indoor Grow For Sustainability

For many cannabis cultivators, the strongest impetus to redesign their indoor facility is to ensure sustainability and reduce their carbon footprint. And for good reason: Growing cannabis indoors can be an energy-intensive endeavor and bad for the environment. Cultivating a single crop from seed to harvest is accompanied by literal tons of carbon emissions — not to mention high energy costs. But…

Arrival of cannabis edibles feeds new opportunities for Calgary businesses

It’s been more than a year since cannabis was legalized in Canada, and now new options for its use are hitting the market in Calgary.  Marijuana edibles became available in some stores across the city on Monday. More businesses will follow suit in the coming days as deliveries will fill the shelves with gummies, chocolates, cookies and mints.  Queen of Bud in Sunalta was…